Review: could Truvada cause Neuropathy Peripheral?


Summary

Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Truvada, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvir, and have Hiv infection . We study 10,395 people who have side effects while taking Truvada from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Truvada

Truvada has active ingredients of emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection. (latest outcomes from Truvada 10,648 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, oedema peripheral, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 26,354 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

10,395 people reported to have side effects when taking Truvada.
Among them, 74 people (0.71%) have Neuropathy Peripheral


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Truvada cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Truvada when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Truvada *:

  • female: 22.54 %
  • male: 77.46 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Truvada *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6 %
  • 20-29: 6 %
  • 30-39: 28 %
  • 40-49: 34 %
  • 50-59: 14 %
  • 60+: 12 %

Severity if Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Truvada **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (38 people)
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (6 people)
  • Hepatitis C (5 people)
  • Factor Viii Deficiency (5 people)
  • Diarrhoea (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvir (41 people)
  • Kaletra (34 people)
  • Isentress (25 people)
  • Bactrim (25 people)
  • Prezista (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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